With an overall population of 534,694 and a student population of 60,730, approximately 8,853 of Fort Worth students attend one of Fort Worth's schools that offer interior design programs.
Fort Worth's largest interior design school is Texas Christian University. In 2010, Texas Christian University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in interior design.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in interior design in Fort Worth in 2010. If you decide to attend a interior design school in Fort Worth, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,298.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a interior design program in Fort Worth. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,810 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many interior design graduates choose to work as interior designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Worth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,000 interior designers in Texas. Of these interior designers, 250 were working in the greater Fort Worth area. Fort Worth's interior designer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for interior designers.
As an interior designer in Fort Worth, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,370 per year. This is lower than the average salary for interior designers in the state.